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    Default How to launch two Java programs?

    Hi everyone!

    I wrote a server program and a client program. I need to first launch the Server program and then launch the Client program. The problem is that the Terminal won't let me. For example, I wrote:
    java Server
    java Client

    But the Client program will only start when the Server program closes and will then have a connection error because the server is no longer available. I am using mac OS. Can someone please tell me how to launch both programs simultaneously?

    Thank you!

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    doWhile is offline Moderator
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    Default Re: How to launch two Java programs?

    Start server in one process and start the client in another. You can do this by using two terminals, or run the first process in the background by terminating the start command with an ampersand

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